Isolation Resources

Self-isolation is very nearly the definition of individual retreat.  Here are some suggestions for activities you can practice, material you can study, and inspirational offerings to help you get the most our of this enforced retreat time.  We will update this page from time to time, so check back and see what’s new.  If you […]

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AGM 2020

The Annual General Meeting of the South Shore Buddhist Meditation Society will be held on Saturday, March 14 10am – noon.   If you are currently signed up for a membership at the Mahone Bay Meditation  Centre, you are a member of SSBMS. In case of bad weather on March 14th, the meeting will be postponed […]

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Gourmet Dinner Fundraiser

POSTPONED due to Covid-19! This event is now scheduled to take place on September 19. . . . . . . . . . . . SOLD OUT! On April 18 at the Mahone Bay Centre we will be serving a 4-course gourmet dinner to 50 guests.   Proceedings will commence at 5:30pm with a reception […]

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A Taste of Meditation
many arms, like spokes ina wheel

Everything you always wanted to know about mindfulness… 9am Nov. 13 – CLASS IS FULL:  REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! Free classes for beginners and those wanting a refresher led by Claire Bowers:  Friday, Nov. 15, 10-11:30am with a followup class on Friday, Nov. 22 10-11am. It can be confusing or even intimidating to begin a […]

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Green Buddhism
Greening the earth

A workshop led by Andrew Rock, Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 9am – 3pm. In this workshop, we will rely on meditation, deep sharing & listening, collective wisdom, creative exercises and our own open-heartedness to look deeply into our grief and concern for our ailing world, and how we can practice and act to help restore harmony […]

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Opening Our Hearts

A Day of Mindfulness in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh Sunday, Sep. 29 9am – 3pm.  Please plan to come for the whole day. This is an opportunity to open our hearts more fully to the suffering in ourselves and the world to help heal and transform it with compassion.  The Day of Mindfulness […]

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2019 General Meeting

September 21st 10am-noon will be the first official General Meeting of the South Shore Buddhist Meditation Society.  Anyone who joined “the meditation centre” is a member of SSBMS. IF you wish to VOTE or RUN FOR OFFICE at the AGM in early 2020, you MUST attend THIS meeting! This will also be a meeting for […]

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Taking the Buddhist Path

An eight week series of classes based on The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma Volume 1: The Path of Individual Liberation by Chogyam Trungpa. This is a Supplementary Program  which will cover the fundamental Buddhist teachings. Dates for this class (Monday 7pm): September 9, 16, 23, 30 October 7, 21, 28 (please note […]

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August Teacher of the Month

This month we offer a series of presentations concerning the distinguished teacher Thich Nhat Hanh: Aug 5:    Mindfulness to Heal and Transform Suffering Aug 12:  Thich Nhat Hanh as Poet and Calligrapher Aug 19:   Engaged Buddhism and Interbeing Aug 26:  Walk with Me documentary movie Thanks to Nancy and Andrew for organizing this! […]

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Awake Mind and Open Heart

During this weekend program at Dalhousie University, Khandro Rinpoche will teach on how we can use our innate wisdom mind to face challenges in our lives and bring benefit to others. Her talks will be based on the Lojong or Mind Training practices initially brought to Tibet from India by the great meditation master Atisha. […]

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